Article Text

PDF
Correction: isordil tembids (oral sustained-release products, 30 July p 57)

Abstract

Ayerst’s data sheet describes this product simply as a sustained-release formulation in gelatin capsules, which misled us into thinking that the capsule was supposed to be the s/r mechanism. Ayerst have now told us that the (ordinary) hard gelatin capsule contains granules with varying numbers of film coats, so that the isosorbide dinitrate is released over a 6-hour period. We wrongly included gelatin capsules among the types of preparation likely to be held up in patients with partial obstruction: hard gelatin readily dissolves.

Statistics from Altmetric.com

Request permissions

If you wish to reuse any or all of this article please use the link below which will take you to the Copyright Clearance Center’s RightsLink service. You will be able to get a quick price and instant permission to reuse the content in many different ways.